Re: SCSI Autoloaders

Dietmar Braun (
Wed, 9 Jul 1997 18:28:39 +0200

From: "B. James Phillippe" <bryan@Terran.ORG>
I have been poking around in the manpages for mt(1) and st(4), and
linux/drivers/scsi/, and I don't see any ioctl for switching
tapes in an autoloader. I recently purchased a Seagate 4586NP SCSI-2 DAT
autoloader recognized as:


i am using mtx from Leonard Zbukoff on a HP12000e
quite happily. There is also a kerne module to support
all kind of scsi changers. It worked well for me too
but is more suited to some huge CD-ROM Farm or so.

Keywords: scsi jukebox changer driver
Author: Gerd Knorr <>
Maintained-by: Gerd Knorr <>
Primary-site: /pub/Linux/kernel/patches/scsi
14kB scsi-changer-0.02.tar.gz


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